Category Archive: Books & Media

Evening Book Group

Tuesday September 27, 2016
7:00 PM until 8:15 PM


Our selection this month is The Underground Girls of Kabul by Jenny Nordberg

An award-winning foreign correspondent who contributed to a Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times series reveals the secret Afghan custom of disguising girls as boys to improve their prospects, discussing its political and social significance as well as the experiences of its practitioners.

Copies are available at the Main Desk. Newcomers welcome.

The Grapes of Wrath Visits the Vineyard

Big Read Facebook Banner2Join us for the Kick-Off Party for our NEA Big Read program celebrating John Steinbeck’s classic The Grapes of Wrath.

Sunday September 18, 2016 from 4 – 7 pm.

La Belle Winery, 345 Route 101, Amherst, NH Tickets: $10. Refreshments including wine-tasting and cash bar.

NEA Big Read is a program of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest. Sponsored by Fireseed Alliance, Crotched Mountain, Souhegan Valley Chamber of Commerce, & NH Humanities

Register here!

 

Morning Book Group

Thursday September 8, 2016
10:00 AM until 11:15 AM


This month’s selection is Figures in Silk by Vanora Bennett.

Summary: In 1471 England, two daughters of a silk merchant follow different paths. Jane Shore becomes the mistress of the king and her sister Isabel becomes powerful in the silk industry.

Copies are available at the Main Desk. Newcomers welcome.

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